Director, External Development and Manufacturing , AstraZeneca
Dave Wightman heads up the External Development and Manufacturing group at AstraZeneca, leading outsourced activity with global CDMOs across API and Drug Product in support of drug programmes spanning pre-clinical to Phase 3. He joined AstraZeneca in 2000 and has held leadership roles in chemical development, API manufacturing and clinical and commercial supply chain. He has an MChem in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional. Dave is passionate about developing individuals and teams in pursuit of bringing life changing medicines to patients.